Living cells employ forward-thinking and backward-thinking strategies. Both strategies require planning outside the immediate situation.
Ostensibly the purpose would be to help with rare forms of infertility in women. But these are dual-edged technologies.
“Convergent evolution” is not a process. It is a post-hoc observation based on evolutionary assumptions.
Perhaps it won’t be long before everyone, critics included, looks at the “junk DNA” concept in the rear-view mirror.
Even compared to each other, the genomes of three cephalopods studied had been broken up and extensively reorganized.